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Yacine is a married woman. She purchases cloth and sewing supplies for hers customers and then collects payments after a few months. This business enables her to meet her own needs, as well as those of her three children. To bolster her working capital, she is requesting a loan of 250,000 francs to purchase some cloth.
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Yacine est une femme mariée.Elle achète et vend des tissus et articles de mercerie qu'elle place auprès de ses clients avant de les récupérer au bout de quelques mois. Ce commerce lui permet de prendre en charge ses propres besoins ainsi que ceux de ses trois enfants. Afin de renforcer son fonds de commerce , elle sollicite un pret de 250 000f pour acheter des tissus.

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This loan is administered by UIMCEC, a Kiva Field Partner in Senegal since 2008. UIMCEC is a government-regulated microfinance institution whose mission is to improve the revenue and well-being of families through access to financial services, allowing principally women and young adult micro-entrepreneurs living in rural and semi-rural areas to develop their revenue-generating businesses and supporting them in becoming financially self-sufficient.

About Senegal

  • $1,759
    Average annual income
  • 19
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    Senegal Loans Fundraising
  • $12,848,050
    Funds lent in using Kiva
  • 489.1
    Communauté Financière Africaine Francs BCEAO (XOF) = $1 USD

Success!! The loan was 100% repaid

A loan of $525 helped Yacine to purchase cloth.
100% repaid
Repayment Term
13 months (Additional Information)
Repayment Schedule
Jan 26, 2013
Feb 20, 2013
Currency Exchange Loss:
Nov 17, 2013